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Music is one of the most fundamental elements of the culture and reflects the various trends which are typical of a nation. And when it comes to China that is for sure one of the oldest civilizations of the world, carrying out research in this area seems even more reasonable because of the fact that China is viewed as the pioneer in the fields of music, sculpture, art and poetry, and the Chinese have introduced divergent forms of music in the history specially during the Zhou and Han regimes, which won applause and popularity in different areas of the world. Having said this, the significance of the topic can easily be estimated. This is principally a qualitative research. The methodology was based on such research tools as interviews, desk study and brainstorming. As you can see on the poster, I started my research on the association of the youth of China with the Classical music of the past in two ways. First, I started to study and analyze the research conducted by various scholars in the past in the same area. I believe it is always a good idea to refer to the history of literature about the areas of knowledge you want to explore. For this purpose, I tried my best to work out all related researches from the past and somehow, I managed to lay my hands on quite a lot of the required stuff.
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This song provides evidence how, through known shamanistic tradition, shamans conduct joyful celebration which summons over the deity who then becomes equally delighted. Heavy with imagery pertaining to the extravagance of feast-filled worship, phrases and words as ‘jade are the hilt-guards’, ‘jades weight the corners’, and ‘proffer cinnamon wind and peppered beers’, it concretely describes a form of worship in festive abundance.
As an impressionist, Debussy brought new compositional techniques like parallel motion of voices, bitonality, eradication of musical forms and harmony generally with addition of tones, parallel chords, omitting of tones.
Music is one aspect of Chinese culture that ensures continuity of these aspects into the future. The centrality of music in China extends to the societal cosmology. For ease of analysis, Chinese music falls into two broad categories namely traditional and modern Chinese music.
It was during this period of Renaissance, that great changes were brought about by the western civilizations, (Music History) in various fields such as music, art literature, theater and film. On closer examination of the Enlightenment Period, we come to understand that these changes were brought about by the historical conditions that prevailed during that period and how they influenced the people who brought about these changes into society.
I had the good fortune of getting to listen over the radio to one of the most prestigious Classical concerts which featured Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Symphony No. 41 in C major (K.551) otherwise nicknamed the “Jupiter Symphony.”
The period is also characterized by the greater use of instruments, multiple interweaving of melodic lines and the use of bass instruments. Musical instruments that were used in the medieval period include: lute, vielle and psaltery, flute, Shawn, trumpet and the bagpipe.
The Baroque period was also characterized by increased use of homophobic compositions that illustrates the musical culture at the time. The current paper gives a critical review of the Castro BBC Documentary concerning the Castro singers of the Baroque era.
There are numerous factors that have worked in tandem to result to this changed relationship between contemporary classical music and audiences. One of the main reasons behind this notable decline in classical music is media influence. Most media outlets, the internet, television and radio stations play very little classical music today.